An increasingly unstable global environment makes adolescents feel more and more insecure
Pandemic, war, climate change and social inequalities: since 2019, around 40 per cent more children and adolescents have contacted Pro Juventute because they are in need of counselling and help. Anastassiya Korf has been in charge of Pro Juventute’s counselling services in the German-speaking parts of Switzerland for two years. The foundation supports children and […]
“Our railway has been witness to the city’s first period of rapid development”
Walter Huber is fascinated by trains. He is a member of the Verein Zürcher Museumsbahn (ZMB), has trained as a shunting locomotive driver and cooks for guests on the historic railway whilst they travel on the train through the centre of Zürich.
Karina Rey: ‘Fairmed gets involved in places where diseases of poverty run rampant’
The need was great, the misery was glaring. Karina Rey found herself unable to close her eyes to what was going on in the rain forest of Cameroon. She felt a need to help alleviate the suffering. The employee of Fairmed speaks with DeinAdieu about her commitment to the poorest of the poor.
Palliative care for children can last for years
PD Dr. med. Eva Bergsträsser is the head of the palliative care department at the University Children’s Hospital Zurich. She and her team care for critically ill and dying children and accompany their siblings and relatives through the difficult time. She spoke to DeinAdieu about her work. She talked about living and dying.
Angela Grossmann: «I can learn a lot from so-called disabled people.»
Happy moments were rare in the past two months. If I had looked for them, I don’t know if I would have found them. So it was a moment of happiness that began with laughter and smiles. A moment that brought me and photographer Paolo Foschini light-heartedness and happiness and that helped us have a […]
«Marc, your optimism gives me strength.»
At the Mathilde Escher Foundation, DeinAdieu met Marc who has muscular dystrophy. He is one of the oldest people with this terminal illness. This encounter left its marks. «Your optimistic outlook made a deep impression on me», says the author.